Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Thursday, 30 October 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Kansas House OK's Grandparents Rights in Custody Cases
05/02/2012

   TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas House has approved a compromise
bill involving the rights of grandparents in custody cases.
     The bill approved Monday gives "substantial consideration" to
grandparents of children who have been removed from their parents'
custody.
     The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/IOI5Sb ) the bill is
not as strong as one originally passed by the House, which would
have given grandparents "preference" in custody disputes.
     After the Senate passed a version that would have required
courts to give "consideration" to grandparents, the compromise
bill was worked out.
     Under the bill, if a judge decides not to place a grandchild
with grandparents, the reason would have to be recorded in the
official case record.
     The bill now goes to a final vote in the Senate.
    
     ---
 

© Associated Press
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Wreck Claims The Life Of A Forgan Man
Seward County Crash Injures Motorcyclist
Man Found Dead At Dodge City Fairgrounds
Two Former BJ's Help Giants to World Series
Trick or Treat Street At SCCC/ATS Thursday Oct. 30
Liberal Proves Fabulous on Fourth Down in Win
SWMC Auxiliary Honors Nursing Students With Scholarships
Prospects Dim In Settling Monsanto Case
Friday's Scores
LHS Boys and Girls Runners Make State
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS, CHANGE YOUR SMOKE ALARM BATTERIES
Thursday's Games
Lady Saints Ranked #20 in NJCAA Poll
Eat Out at Ruffino’s for United Way
City Commission Meets, Accepts Grants and Gifts Awards
Liberal Gets Monkey Off their Backs in Great Bend Win
Pratt Outlasts Seward
Coaches Pick Saints and Lady Saints Second
Warm Weather Spurs Rapid Wheat Growth
SWMC Auxiliary Honors Nursing Students With Scholarships
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2014 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group